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Ignite Payments
* VirtualCheck

VirtualCheck Global Gateway VirtualCheck is a value-added enhancement to Global Gateway API , Global Gateway Basic and Virtual Global Gateway, which allows merchants to accept and process electronic check payments using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. Global Gateway VirtualCheck transactions are captured through the First Data Global Gateway payment gateway , and check batches are automatically presented for settlement each day. The check processing system debits the customer's checking account via the automated clearing house (ACH) and then transfers the funds to the merchant's direct deposit account.

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FEATURES ADVANTAGES
Deposits funds into the merchant's direct deposit account within five to seven business days Faster access to cash
Notifies merchant of a returned check within two to four days Quicker notification of returned checks than conventional means
Resubmits returned checks automatically Automatic redeposit saves time
Captures and processes data in a secure environment
Comfort of knowing customer data isn't compromised
Provides real-time reports
View check transactions online in real time
E-mails notification of a transaction's acceptance (optional)
Customer quickly notified that transaction was accepted

 

Using Global Gateway VirtualCheck Through Global Gateway Basic
Global Gateway VirtualCheck can be easily integrated into a merchant's Web site along with the HTML script used for Global Gateway Basic. Customers electing to pay for goods or services by check are prompted to enter check information into a simple browser-based form. The check transaction data is stored in the First Data Global Gateway payment gateway for processing, and the merchant's online reports are updated in real time.

Using Global Gateway VirtualCheck Through Global Gateway API
Global Gateway API allows electronic check acceptance to be integrated into the merchant's Web site. Customers electing to pay for goods or services by check are prompted to enter check information into a form created and maintained on the merchant's Web site. Check data is sent to the First Data Global Gateway payment gateway through an SSL connection for processing, and the merchant's online reports are updated in real time.

Using Global Gateway VirtualCheck Through Virtual Global Gateway
The merchant can enter check information through the VirtualCheck Sale screen. Data read from the customer's check is keyed by the merchant into a simple browser-based form on an Internet-connected computer. The check transaction data is stored in the First Data Global Gateway payment gateway for processing, and the merchant's online reports are updated in real time.